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The 12-12-12 Big Clearance Sale From Writer's Digest

Forget about Black Friday—Writer's Digest is offering up some of the most heavily discounted deals of the year on 12/12/12 Tuesday! Throughout all of today, December 12, 2012, get discounts as high as 80% on books, ebooks, CDs, DVDs and more of the best writing resources around. Find out more here.

Forget about Black Friday—Writer's Digest is offering up some of the most heavily discounted deals of the year on 12/12/12 Tuesday! Throughout all of December 12, 2012, get discounts as high as 80% on books, ebooks, CDs, DVDs and more of the best writing resources around.

Looking to beat writer's block? We have you covered (and at a discounted price). Need help finding an agent? We have you covered (and at a discounted price). Not sure where to submit your manuscript and how to submit it? We have you covered (and ... well, you know the rest).

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Find last minute deals on the best Christmas & Holiday Gifts for Writers here. Plus, if you order during the 12/12/12 sale, all items will be shipped before Christmas. So whether you're buying for a friend or investing in your own writing career, consider today the best day to buy your guides to writing better and getting published.

WD Poetic Form Challenge

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8 Things Writers Should Know About Tattoos

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Tyler Moss | Reporting Through Lens of Social Justice

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Daniel Paisner: On the Pursuit of a Creative Life

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Journalist and author Daniel Paisner discusses the process of writing his new literary fiction novel, Balloon Dog.

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Give Your Characters a Psych Eval

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TV writer, producer, and novelist Joshua Senter explains why characters can do absolutely anything, but it's important to give them a psych eval to understand what can lead them there.